A COMBINATION of school holidays and the Easter period saw a massive increase in tourism numbers in the Riverland over the weekend, boosting the local economy.
ALL was quiet on the emergency services front over the Easter long weekend despite a few odd jobs, a local commander says.
MOST locals and visitors have been praised by police for their behaviour in the Riverland over the Easter long weekend.
UNAVOIDABLE delays at the Kingston-On-Murray (KOM) Bridge over the long weekend were eased by traffic controllers, it has been claimed.
THE softly spoken and low-fuss manner of the 98-year-old man quietly watching TV in his retirement home room in Berri belies the adventures – and hardship – he once encountered.
THE SA Country Fire Service (CFS) is urging locals or visitors planning to camp in the Riverland this weekend to ‘look and listen’ for news of bushfires over the break.
LOCALS planning to hit the road this Easter long weekend are being urged by police to take care behind the wheel due to the heightened risk the holiday period brings.
TWO Riverland teenagers charged over threats to kill staff and students at a local high school “had no intention of making them a reality” a court heard yesterday.